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Fun for all at Carlisle United fun day

Hundreds of people turned out for the CUFC Funday Credit: ITV News Border

Hundreds of people were at Brunton Park over the weekend for the Carlisle United Family Fun Day.

Fans of all ages had a chance to meet their favourite players Credit: ITV News Border

It gave supporters the chance to meet the new look team, get autographs and pick up some tips ahead of the new season.

The event was meant to make the community feel part of the club Credit: ITV News Border

The day lifted the spirits of all involved after the disappointment of last season.

One youngster was given some top, goal scoring tips Credit: ITV News Border

The team's first game of the new season will be against Luton Town on August 9.

Carlisle is a 'magical part of the world'

Jools Holland has been in Carlisle as part of his summer tour.

He was joined at the Sands Centre by his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra, former Spice Girl Melanie C, Marc Almond, and Blues legend Ruby Turner.

The musician met with our reporter Matt Taylor before his gig on Friday, 11 July and spoke to him about his tour, his past in the North East and, of course, his thoughts on Carlisle.

You can see the full interview here:

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Carlisle United stage open training

Carlisle United players staging an open training session Credit: ITV

Carlisle United are staging an open training session to the public as part of a club 'fun day'.

Hundreds of people are expected at Brunton Park this afternoon for the event.

Carlisle United players staging an open training session Credit: ITV
Carlisle United players staging an open training session Credit: ITV
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